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Chapter 5: Equality, Diversity and Fairness as a New Politics in Multinational Corporations
- To understand the notions of equality, fairness and diversity management in the context of human resource management
- To identify individual, organizational and institutional barriers to implementing equal opportunity regulations and diversity initiatives in an international environment for multinational firms
- To highlight tensions and the politics of equality and diversity initiatives at the organizational and national level
- To familiarize readers with organizational practices in different parts of the world
- To prepare readers for designing diversity initiatives in multinational operations
The notion of fairness and justice is central to the academic debate and government policy orientation on equal opportunity and diversity/inclusiveness. The meaning of fairness, equality and ...